Civil Rights and Conspiracy Theories

(Bloomberg View) -- 1. Jeff Colgan on the signals Donald Trump is sending with his choice for secretary of state.

2. Seth Masket at Pacific Standard on the Electoral College

3. Elaine Kamarck at Brookings has a great primer on the transition

4. Grace Sparks at the Huffington Post on the Latino vote in 2016

5. Ana Swanson and Jonathan O'Connell at Wonkblog on regional economies

6. Sam Bagenstos at the American Prospect on civil-rights enforcement in the Trump administration.

7. And Jonathan Chait on Trump, conspiracy theorist.

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